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    Egg Timer

    If you have only a 7-minute timer and an 11 minute timer, how could you time the cooking of an egg for 15 minutes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aznmartinjai View Post
    If you have only a 7-minute timer and an 11 minute timer, how could you time the cooking of an egg for 15 minutes?
    You start cooking on 11-minute timer.

    When that timer reaches 8 minutes you start 7-minute timer and that's 15 minutes.
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